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Tions with Carne were complicated by sentiment had had a curious forewarning of the crime and in a private capacity pursued its investigation Without his espionage trained insight into t. My husband is uite a fan of John LeCarre and convinced me that I should read this one It is a small novel 146 pages compared to his later books of 300 or pages and a little mystery instead of a cold war spy novel Not being the greatest fan of a mystery novel I tend to read them too fast or peek at the ending because I can t stand the suspense or I m up until the wee hours of the morning because I can t go to sleep until I find out who did it I was surprised how much I enjoyed this one managed to read it slowly and thoroughly enjoyed the author s writing I think I enjoyed LeCarre s writing even than the mysteryExample Smiley himself was one of those solitaries who seem to have come into the world fully educated at the age of eighteen Obscurity was his nature as well as his profession The byways of espionage are not populated by the brash and colourful adventurers of fiction A man who like Smiley has lived and worked for years among his country

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A Murder of uality

A bloody and apparently senseless murder had been committed at Carne School one of the oldest and most glittering ornaments in the British public school system George Smiley whose connec. I haven t exactly rushed to read John le Carr s books but whenever I ve gotten around to it I m always glad I didThe man can write He s not the best It s not all perfect but it s damn good The words just flow The plots are solid The characters feel like real people which is sometimes a knock on mysterycrime writers Carr spends time rounding out his characters than your typical who dun it writer Sometimes that means the action slows down and the intensity slackens but that s all right A change of pace is good A Murder of uality goes old school Literally this is about the students professors and institution of an exclusive boy s prep school Think Eton Tradition and having the right stuff are of paramount importance The school has standards to maintain and by god they WILL be maintainedDoes that mean certain individuals who are just too individual need to be permanently removed like a blot might be scrubbed away Former intelligence officer G

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He workings of the human mind Smiley might never have solved the case But logic and insight were hardly enough to spare him the emotional aftermath of a conclusion he did not want to fac. This is the second book by John le Carr featuring unlikely spy George Smiley To begin my mission to read all the Smiley books in 2020 I did a uick search to identify the titles Regardless of where Google sent me the observations regarding A Murder of uality were similar ranging from not really a Smiley novel to don t bother to read it in seuence That s because it s not a spy novel it s a crime novelFair enough but nevertheless I m glad I did read it after Call for the Dead for a couple of reasons The first that it occupies the same place in time as the previous book England in the early 1960 s This is still very much a post war world where the personal histories of the characters generally reflect their service or their losses in the war It s not the freshly remade high energy post war world of the US but one where privations are still felt and people are still haunted by memories It s an extension of the feel of Call for the Dead where the p


10 thoughts on “A Murder of uality

  1. says:

    Le Carre's first book was not so much a spy novel as a detective story with spies in it and this second book is even less a spy novel it is a detective story with George Smiley in it But that does not prevent A Mur

  2. says:

    A dog that had not bitten the postman; a devil that rode upon the wind; a woman who knew that she would die; a little worried man in an overcoat standing in the snow outside his hotel and the laborious chime of the Abbey clock tell

  3. says:

    I haven't exactly rushed to read John le Carré's books but whenever I've gotten around to it I'm always glad I didThe man can write He's not the best It's not all perfect but it's damn good The words just flow The plots a

  4. says:

    Absolutely excellent My first meeting with George Smiley and certainly an error I will be correcting in the months to come A very interesting character The whole book was a condemnation of the British class syste

  5. says:

    All this time I had been clear in my mind that George Smiley was a spy master and that John le Carré writes spy novels A Murder of uality the second novel in the George Smiley series blew both of those assumptions away completely While you could argue that Smiley is technically a spy he's retired from the serv

  6. says:

    My husband is uite a fan of John LeCarre and convinced me that I should read this one It is a small novel 146 pag

  7. says:

    Le Carré's second George Smiley novel is like the first a straightforward mystery without the spycraft elements that would later define the George Smiley books as well as le Carré's body of work The fictional English boa

  8. says:

    Reading John Le Carre's writing is like treating yourself to a fine wine It is not to be sped through or swigged His words and passages lend themselves to being slowly consumed and savored A Murder of uality was set in present day when it was

  9. says:

    This is the second book by John le Carré featuring unlikely spy George Smiley To begin my mission to read all the Smiley books in 2020 I did a uick search to identify the titles Regardless of where Google sent me the observations regarding A Murder of uality were similar ranging from not really a Smiley novel to don't bot

  10. says:

    This is the second novel featuring George Smiley; the first is Call for the Dead This is unlike most of the Smiley books in that it is really a classic crime story much in the style of an Agatha Christie Set in an exclusive boarding school Carne School in Dorset this is obviously something which the author feels strongly about considering that he spent much of his life from the age of five so young in such in

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